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Top French lawyer's body found near beach
Olivier Metzner, one of France's best-known lawyers, found dead near his private island in Brittany in apparent suicide.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 08:48 GMT
Airline blamed for Concorde crash
French court finds Continental Airlines and a mechanic guilty over crash that killed 113 people.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2010 13:37 GMT
Four held over French heiress case
Police question figures linked to Liliane Bettencourt over alleged financial crimes.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 15:45 GMT
'Rogue trader' trial opens in Paris
Jerome Kerviel appears in court accused of unauthorised deals that cost bank $5.85bn.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2010 17:42 GMT
France Concorde crash trial opens
Five officials face manslaughter charges over deaths of 113 people in July 2000 crash.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 19:34 GMT
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Down and out in upscale Japan
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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